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A case of metaplastic breast cancer in a patient with a history of infiltrating ductal carcinoma is presented, including representative mammographic and pathologic findings. The correlation between coarse calcifications on mammography and heterologous osseous elements on histologic review is noted. A brief summary of the typical clinical and pathologic features, as well as clinical studies relating to metaplastic breast cancer, are presented.
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Accepted: June 9, 2003
Received in revised form: June 2, 2003
Received: April 28, 2003
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